Commencement Speeches to Class of 2019 - Bring on The Darkness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perhaps it was the subliminal advertising by institutions of higher education. Maybe it was simply magical thinking by those who have invested so much time, money, test-taking, and hope in degree-getting.

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Facebook: Baby Boomers Take Over, Implications for Advertisers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Advertisers can make a bundle pitching to us.  On Facebook I just found out that a former college classmate (Class of '67) had just lost her husband.

Quinnipac Law Student Advertises Soul for $100K: Success Gen Implodes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A fat guy in a baseball cap who flaunts his working-class background has achieved influence and power, along with considerable wealth. A young   And, simultaneously, a law student at Quinnipiac, just down the road from me, is advertising the sale of his soul for $100,000.  This is just the beginning of the implosion of the Success Generation.    They planned their lives for that one goal. 

AOL, Huffington: Unpaid Bloggers File Class-Action Suit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's configured as a class-action suit which has been the standard way big causes are won.    Class action as game-changer was exactly what the plaintiffs were thinking when they filed the gender-discrimination lawsuit "Dukes v Wal-Mart." 

Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018

Manner of Speaking

Lead generation through social media advertising. While there are many lead generation methods for recruiters, the one that I am most excited about this year is social media advertising. Nonetheless, recruiters are still hesitant to advertise on social platforms.

That "Pivot to Video" - Smirk, Smirk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are seeking damages and class action status.  The longer the user was supposedly viewing the video the more Facebook could charge advertisers. During that time period Facebook was telling advertisers to "pivot to video." " Many advertisers did just that.

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April 11 - Facebook Investors Shouldn't Expect Uptick in Stock Price

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His wiring is that of the smartest kid in just not any class but a class in Harvard. Advertisers even might feel pressured to bail and promote themselves on another digital platform.

Women Who Sue Their Employer (Past/Present) - Majorie Walker Has Nothing To Lose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She had worked eight years in the advertising department and is an African-American in her 60s. Eventually the lawsuit, filed with a co-plaintiff, could become class-action with about 50 others. In The Guardian , Majorie Walker explains why she is suing The New York Times Inc.

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What will, Harvard Law School Dean do when HLS 3L racist email crisis blows over?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When the scandal loses its legs, ATL will have to return to hustling for advertising and the Dean figure out how to position the employment figures for this year's graduating class. A lot of folks, ranging from the writers at to the Harvard Law School dean, have been busy with the crisis of the third year law student at that prestigious institution who spoke like a racist. 

Marjorie Walker First Goes to Court of Law, Now Court of Public Opinion In Allegations about NYT's Discrimination

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She had worked eight years in the advertising department and is an African-American in her 60s. Eventually the lawsuit, filed with a co-plaintiff, could become class-action with about 50 others. In The Guardian , Marjorie Walker explains why she is suing The New York Times Inc.

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Three traps when using images in your presentation

Speaking about Presenting

Here are three typical misconstructions I come across daily in my presentation classes at a small college in northern Germany. My post Presentation Images: Are you making these mistakes? sparked many wise comments.

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Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

Presentation Zen

Now, this influence — many may call it manipulation — can be either good or bad, but there is no denying that marketers, advertisers, governments, etc. A professional or student in the 21st century needs to have a good degree of multimedia literacy.

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Megyn Kelly in A.M. - Media Watchers Fear "That Dog Don't Hunt"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the get-go, back to the golden age of the medium, network television shaped the ethos of Middle Class America. Advertisers got it that they better hawk their products and services on network television. Those viewers who weren't Middle Class yearned to be.

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

The Communication Blog

Facebook user amasses the maximum number of allowable friends (to advertisers). A world famous surgeon addresses a class of first year medical students (to the students). Exercises in Power 1 and 2 Here are two exercises that may prove useful in discussing power and interpersonal communication. These topics are covered in depth in Chapter 12 of The Interpersonal Communication Book, but are covered in different ways in other texts as well.

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Stormy Daniels - Games Our High School Guidance Counselor Never Taught Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's not unthinkable: We good girls should file a class action lawsuit against the authority figures in our former high schools for misleading advertising on how the world really works. Power. That's what Stormy Daniels has plenty of.

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How a 1904 Ad Came Back to Bite Sherwin-Williams Where It Could Hurt for Decades

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 1904, the Sherwin-Williams corporation put out there an advertisement promoting its lead paint.  Supreme Court (SCOTUS) not to review Sherwin-Williams' conviction in the class action lead paint public nuisance litigation "County of Santa Clara v. That ad has come back in a way that can saddle Sherwin-Williams with decades of class action public nuisance litigation.

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SCOTUS Puts Decision to Review CA Public Nuisance Law in Limbo - Investors Beware, State Attorneys General Have Much to Gain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The bigger fallout could be that other locations in CA and other states, counties, and cities decide to file class action public nuisance lawsuits loosely modeled on the successful CA one. Yet, a few years later the corporation promoted lead paint in advertising.

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Biases in Making Choices

The Communication Blog

And the student might reduce uncertainty by sitting in on a class or two with each instructor before making a decision. If your preconception is that German cars are the best, you’ll focus on evidence that supports this preconception—advertisements for Audi and Mercedes or talks with those who are pleased with their German cars. This is a word copy of an article that was published in Etc: A Review of General Semantics 73, October 2018, pp. 314-320.

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Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

Or questions can be assigned to the class as a whole and students would compete against each other to try to find the answer first. If the class worked in groups, one member of the winning group would explain—in a brief informative speech (2 or 3 minutes should be sufficient)—the strategies used to find the answer and how the reliability of the source was judged according to these five criteria. How much does it cost for a full page advertisement in Sunday’s Washington Post ?

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Public Speaking success comes from knowing your audience

Pivotal Public Speaking

And if your presentation has been advertised in media or in a conference program, the material in that advertising is what drew people to your session, so try to stick to it, or they will disengage very quickly. She is a certified corporate trainer and speech contest judge with POWERtalk, a certified World Class Speaking coach, and has had 30 years experience speaking to audiences and training in public speaking.

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The Past - PR, Lawyers, et al. Can't Shake Off Its Stink

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not long after that memo it promoted lead paint in its advertising. An ambitious plaintiff law firm could conjure up a class action public nuisance lawsuit for such harmful magical thinking. The misguided meme being foisted on 21st century humans is that the past can be eliminated.

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Public Nuisance Law - Can It Fix America?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently, a complication developed when The Wall Street Journal outed that Sherwin-Williams promoted lead paint in advertising early in the 20th century, even though an internal memo acknowledged the hazard of lead in paint.

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The 4.5 Promises You Don't Want to Make

Speak and Deliver

Overstated promises are the staple of bad advertising, and, as speakers, can be our downfall. As speakers, we have a responsibility to our audiences, each other, and ourselves to watch how we market our programs, books, classes and anything else we offer.

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Politicos and Snail Mail: Creating a public nuisance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Could recipients of politicos' snail mail file a class action suit for injunctive relief for what might come to be legally classified as creating a "public nuisance?"     She can afford this tactic, along with lots of television advertising

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Talk to Connect

The Communication Blog

I remember to ask a friend about a procedure scheduled for their child, how their fundraiser went or how they like their new yoga class. advertisement about conversation: They can be impassioned. Here is a guest post written by Leah DeCesare. Leah DeCesare is a writer and blogger ( writing about perspectives on parenting from a mother of three, educator and doula.

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Facebook Faces Changing World

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Advertisers like GM aren't happy with outcomes and are pulling out.    A $15 billion class action suit has been filed alleging Facebook tracks visitors' activities even after they have left the site.

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Exotic Forms of Helicopter Parenting, Generous Student Loan Programs, and Displaced Writers - The Corruption of Academia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The less clever simply advertise the service as a form of ghostwriting. There are also note-takers who attend large lecture classes.  How sweet it is. The 1% and the few tiers under it have been ensnared in a massive scandal.

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The Communication Blog

This cost pushes up the cost for advertising. The high cost of advertising pushes up the price of the products the teacher, nurse, dentist, and all the others purchase. This does not have a direct effect on the working middle class, however, it is at least some contribution to a dwindling society. Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ► 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting.

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Higher Education - Cult So Many of Us Had to Join, Ignore its Abuses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently,  have been advertised in the journal of the discipline's trade association. Since my doctoral studies in the humanities had been unmarketable, sure, I welcome participating in a class action lawsuit against the system which seemingly traumatized me for life.  The career path in America is binary. Either the young people submit to years of higher education or they turn to the trades.

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I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

The first time I heard the word ''Toastmasters'' was in debate class in the 10th grade. I joined (Metro TM, Salt Lake City) to make friends, to improve my skills (I was in advertising sales at the time), and basically to feed my ego. I owe it all to Toastmasters.

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Public Affairs - Will It Push Sherwin-Williams, Like Tobacco Companies, into a Type of Master Settement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 1904,  Sherwin-Williams promoted its lead paint in its advertising. Full Disclosure: I blogged the Rhode Island 2005-2006 class action lead paint public nuisance jury trial. Sherwin-Williams and its legal team at Jones Day are waiting to find out if the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will review its conviction as a public nuisance in "County of Santa Clara v.

Ladies' Home Journal: Icon to end being a monthly July 2014 (35 laid off)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For 131 years it was there, guiding those striving to be middle class (like my mom) how to arrange their space and lives.  The problem has been the lack of advertising.

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Review of two books on speaking

PowerPoint Tips

TJ Walker teaches presentation skills classes and to some extent the book is an advertisement for his business. I recently read two books on speaking and thought I’d review them together.

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$5 Off

The Communication Blog

Categories: Advertising , Media Literacy , store coupons 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading. Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ► 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. 11.29.2010 $5 Off $5 Off The $5 off coupon and the large percentage reductions provide good examples of media literacy and its relevance to everyday living.

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Virgin mile-high poetry

Max Atkinson

The prohibitive cost of advertising throughout the whole of the USA also prompted the airline's founder to embark on a series of stunts, like crossing the Atlantic in a speed boat, that attracted huge amounts of (free) publicity on American TV news networks.

"Mad Men" - The anti-zen theme of striving to own

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But she is taking her working class ethnic Roman Catholic background with her.    If Peggy can detach from who she used to be she could become a force in the advertising world. Would bringing in a Zen consultant fix the unhappy strivers at ad agency Sterling Price? 

2012 52

"Testament Of Youth" - When War Intervenes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Before World War I broke out, Vera Brittain's only battle was with her upper-middle-class British father. The other was advertising executive Madonna Badger. Early He opposed her sitting for the exam at Oxford. Her brother lobbied her father for her.

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9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

Sugato Chakravarty teaches a personal finance class at Purdue University. adumo We are an ad network that combines all online advertising verticals into one platform.

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

Sugato Chakravarty teaches a personal finance class at Purdue University. adumo We are an ad network that combines all online advertising verticals into one platform.

Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

The speakers'' bureau advertising you on the lecture circuit says "there is no name which speaks more eloquently of careful and painstaking research, keen analysis, open mindedness, fairness and constructiveness, than does the name of Ida M.

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Emotional authenticity: The Key to Greater Sales Success

SpeakerSue Says...

” But no, this isn’t an advertisement for Naisbitt. Tim Sanders also got it right years ago with his book, Love is the Killer App , when he said: “Those of us who use love as a point of differentiation in business will separate ourselves from our competitors just as world-class distance runners separate themselves from the rest of the pack trailing behind them.”

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Blessed: Subsidized Housing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Back in the days of affluence, we were fairly mum about this discount, especially is we were culturally middle class or better.    On a local television station I saw a development advertised for those 55 and over.   And just as Rovzar, I am living the middle-class life, only for about one-third the rent.

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Five years of public speaking blogging

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

When I started posting in the summer of 2007 I wanted this blog to: "Acknowledge, advise and advertise". I still am regularly booked by organisations and individuals for training sessions, of course, but I knew that I could help many more speakers by passing on tips in a blog; And advertise my various speaking , writing and coaching services, both through additional pages on this site and by demonstrating my knowledge. Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog is five years old!

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